Ken Davis is joined by Chicago Magazine associate digital editor, Whet Moser, In These Times senior editor, Salim Muwakkil and Chicago Tribune columnist, Eric Zorn. They discuss the "flash mob" phenomenon and recent official admissions that the drug war is a failure. This program was produced by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Topic: drug war
Dawud Whamsby Can’t-U-See Jack Cole of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition testifies on behalf of medical marijuana Words from a crazy old man Jack Cole of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition at International Symposium on Economic Crime More words from a crazy old man Louis Muccido A Day in the Death of Donnie B More words from a crazy old man The Crazy old man A Day In the Life of a Homeless Person Topics: Drug War, crazyoldmannetwork
South of the border, a movement of tens of thousands in Mexico, are taking to the streets to protest the violence and corruption in President CalderonÃ¢s US backed war on drugs that have left at least 35,000 people dead. Guest: Mexico based author and activist Laura Carlsen. Topics: Mexico, Drug War, Violence, Sicilia
Dawud Whamsby Can’t-U-SeeJack Cole of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition testifies on behalf of medical marijuanaWords from a crazy old manJack Cole of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition at International Symposium on Economic CrimeMore words from a crazy old manLouis Muccido A Day in the Death of Donnie BMore words from a crazy old manThe Crazy old man A Day In the Life of a Homeless Person Topics: drug addiction, drugs, drug war
Police departments in America have a government backed incentive to arrest people for drug offenses (smoking or selling pot for example) rather than pursuing violent crimes. Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks break down a new report from The Huffington Post. Topics: US Government, Drug War, Drugs
Journalist Dawn Paley spoke to the stimulator on subMedia.tv's it's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine. She talked about her current project "Drug War Capitalism" Topic: mexico, drug war, plan colombia, plan merida
This collection was recorded by Michael Aldrich from Bay Area television stations between the years of 1986 and 2006. A fascinating "sex, drugs, and rock'n'roll" compilation, its major focus on drug-related news stories of the time is rounded out by segments on these other topics of interest to the curator. These videos were digitized from VHS tapes in 2014.Michelle Krasowski, Volunteer Archivist Topics: dope, vhs, drug war, drugs, tv news
This week on The First Run, we scratch our documentary itch with Eugene Jarekci's dismantling of the Unites States' War on Drugs with 'The House I Live In'. Topics: The House I Live In, Drug War, drugs, David Simon
This program has an excerpt of a Noam Chomsky talk, in which he talks about the drug war. Chomsky's part of the program begins at 21:41 Topics: Chomsky, drug war, marijuana, minorities, prisons, law enforcement, hemp
In this video there is footage of a lecture in Maryland on Feb. 24, 1990 with Ram Dass and Tim Leary on the Psychedelic experience. (part 1). Topics: Psychedelic experience, LSD, Drug War, Information age, Ram Dass, lectures
Drug Peace forum at Fort Mason Center, CA on June 24, 1995. Produced by Claire Burch. Ram Dass gives a talk about the the Drug War. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Drugs, Drug War, Ram Dass, fort mason center, chaire burch
Meteors are in the news a lot lately so we talk about what kind of damage they can and have done.Al gives us a lesson in politicsWhy shouldn't you eat fast food? After you hear our stories you'll know why.Should anyone be spending 20 years in prison for non-violent drug crimes like selling weed? A guy in Missouri is doing just that. Is the war on drugs effective?Brian advocates drug use and Terry calls Brian out on his use of "allergic" Topics: drug war,atheist podcast,reapsowradio, fast food, atheist podcast
I want to apologize in advance for the analogy in this episode of the bikecast. Every now and then I have to indulge my inner dork. I flesh out the concept of the “winding up of violence” that we talked about in the last bikecast. Much as heat will tend to “even out” throughout a closed system, violence tends to dissipate when the resources energizing it are removed. Violence is expensive and unsustainable and, left in isolation, violent situations quickly flame out as the particpants... Topics: winding up of violence, bikecast, drug war, political solutions
The budget deadline for the State of California has passed. With the state having access to more income than previously thought, will further cuts nevertheless be made? And south of the border, a movement of tens of thousands in Mexico, are taking to the streets to protest the violence and corruption in President Calderonâs US backed war on drugs that have left at least 35,000 people dead. Also, within the context of the FBIâs renewed focus on activists, the home of a local Chicano rights... Topics: California Budget, Mexico, Drug War, Carlos Montes, COINTELPRO
This video is candid footage of Timothy Leary traveling to a debate in Oklahoma with a DEA official sometime in the 1980's. Leary discusses prison life and the debate. There is also a behind-the-scene footage of an interview he gave at that time with Channel 8 News in Tulsa about the Drug War. Topics: prison, youth movement, Drug War, oklahoma, DEA, tulsa
A Canadian man named Rick Simpson rediscovered and then modified an ancient recipe for a drug that used to be in every doctors black-bag less then a hundred years ago. Cannabis oil dates back thousands of years being used to treat everything from headaches to menstrual cramps, but it was through the discovery of Rick Simpson that it is now reportedly killing cancer cells in patients around the world. Today companies such as Cannabis Science based out of Colorado are working around the clock to... Topics: Cannabis Oil, Rick Simpson, American Drug War, Cancer
With 28,000 drug gang related deaths and foreign drug cartels now controlling drug trails inside the U.S. borders, consequences of the drug war against Marijuana are becoming increasingly brought to the public's attention. Jane Hamsher talks with Michael Ostrolenk about the movement to legalize the sale and use of Marijuana in the United States and the effects that would have to decrease the violence associated with the currently illegal trade of $113 Billon in Marijana. Topics: drug war, marijuana legalization, california, just say now.
New Politics and Jobs, Assessing Terror, Resilience and Recovery, Remade Mideast, Even Longer War, Archive - America Attacked (NOA 09-16-01)Lineup: I..BILLBOARD: 9/11 + 10 II. THE NEW POLITICS AND JOBS Julian Zelizer, Princeton professor of of history and public affairs, author of "Jimmy Carter" and editor of "The Presidency of George W. Bush: A First Historical Assessment." III. THREAT ASSESSMENT Bruce Hoffman, Director, Center for Peace and Security Studies, Georgetown... Topics: Obama, Jobs, Politics, Terrorism, 9-11, Resilience, Trauma, Mideast, Israel, Palestinians, Drug War Source: http://gatewave.org/sites/all/files/fyeo/fyeo_110911_complete.mp3
Special Dia de los Muertos Show with Mack White and SMiles Lewis. They discuss: Updates in the Austin Yogurt Shop Murder Case, Police State Surveillance Society â Local and Not So Local, Corrupt ICE / Homeland Security in El Paso, Count Acevedo and his Vampire Cops on the Prowl, videogame Shattered Union to become movie, SkyNet DroneWars, Evolution and Devolution of the Elite, Brave New World Order, and MORE! For more information go to www.PsiOpRadio.com / www.AmericanFreedomRadio.com /... Topics: conspiracy, paranormal, parapolitics, police, taser, surveillance, 911, ufo, texas, torture, drug...
This was filmed outside of the PCASC office (in the backyard) in Portland Oregon on 6.27.11 Laura Carlsen spoke to a group that was interested in hear more on the failed drug war in Mexico and some the history on how we got into this tragic unfortunate position. Drugs, Guns, and People – The US War in Mexico Conversation with Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas Policy Program in Mexico City Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 6:30-8:30 pm 2249 E Burnside - in the garden around back!... Topics: Laura Carlsen, Drug Wars, PCAC, Joe Anybody, Conversation, Backyard, Mexico, Failed Drug War,...
Chomsky spoke on May 12, 2000, on the subject of US-Colombia Policy. Although, this audio is good quality, it is not the full talk and Q&A. If you know of a full version, please leave a comment. Topics: Chomsky, Colombia, Drug War, Military industrial complex, Arms trade, Kennedy, Ricardo Vargas
In November of 2000, Noam Chomsky met with independent media in New York City. Very interesting stuff. He talks about how to spot an FBI informant in an activist group, etc. Topics: Chomsky, Spartacist League, 911 conspiracy, Kennedy conspiracy, Propaganda Model, privatization,...
Does the federal government want lower-class black residents back in New Orleans? If so, where's their housing? Why are the rebuilding jobs going to Texas laborers working for Texas corporations? Why cut Medicare and Medicaid now, with evacuees already living on the edge? We hear from Roger Hickey, co-director of the Campaign for America's Future, and Bishop Sam Butler, who along with his wife and congregation renovated their former church building into a shelter for New Orleans families. Also,... Topics: Mother Jones, Radio, Interview, drug war, evacuees, federal government, marijuana, medicaid,...
Peace and Justice activist Tom Hayden spoke on "The Drug War, the Peace Movement, and the Legacy of Port Huron" at the 5604 Manor Community Center in Austin, Saturday, August 25, 2012, at an event sponsored by The Rag Blog and Rag Radio. The talk was recorded by KOOP’s Allan Campbell and an edited version was originally broadcast on Allan’s People United show on Sept. 14, 2012. Hayden was also in Austin as a correspondent for The Nation, covering Mexican poet Javier Sicilia’s... Topics: Rag Radio, Tom Hayden, Thorne Dreyer, Peace Movement, Drug War, Port Huron, SDS
The final trailer for the documentary about the drug war, drug policy, and everything related to it. Topics: marijuana, pot, drugs, drug, medication, NORML, drug war, drug policy, ONDCP, reefer madness
Later with Greg Kinnear Show, produced by NBC on May 17, 1994 with Guest Timothy Leary. Tim discusses prisons, G. Gordon Liddy, and drugs. Topics: Prisons, The Sixties, drugs, Drug War, greg kinnear, NBC, g. gordon liddy, prisons
Drogenkrieg in Mexiko - Christian Jakob 25 Jahre Palette e.V. im Hamburg vom 24.11.2014 in St. Georg Palette e.V.: http://www.palette-hamburg.de/ Infos über die Drogenkultur-Ausstellung: http://boell-thueringen.de/drogenkultur/ Schildower Kreis: http://www.schildower-kreis.de/ Medienprojekt PSI-TV: http://www.psi-tv.de/ Topics: mexiko, drogen, drogenkrieg, drogenpolitik, politik, krieg gegen drogen, war on drugs, mexico,...
War Carnage Over the last day fighting has turned gruesome in Iraq, FSRN Correspondent Gareth Schweitzer just filed this report from near Najab in Iraq. Official War Spin Continues Meanwhile, the Pentagon and the President have been in overdrive today telling the American people and the world that the war may take longer than expected, but they will be victorious. Ian Forest has been following the story. POW Controversy The Pentagon reports the US/UK invasion forces have detained more than 3000... Topics: UN, bush, detainees, drug war, iraq, mexico, military, oil, pentagon, rights
An instrumental rock track written and recorded by David in 1998! ... after visiting the annual "Rockers Reunion" in 1998 to see "Bill Haley`s Comets" & "Gene Vincents Blue Caps" perform live, plus many other nostalgic Rockabilly acts! .... Within 30 minutes of arriving, there was a motorcycle gangland battle between two tribes of bikers, and 3 murders occured before the first act even went on stage! This peice portrays that evening, including sound affects,... Topics: Heavy Rock, Motorcycle gang, Battersea Town Hall, Murder, Drug war, Dealer, 1998
This is footage from a multi-panel discussion on Drugs that is shot live in New York in the 1980's. The panel discussion on drugs and addiction are with Dr. Andrew Weil, John Philips, and John Bradshaw; via satellite in Los Angeles is Richard Kiel, Timothy Leary and Sarah Jessica-Parker. Produced by Pepsi and presented live across a College cable network (CSN). Topics: Drugs, Drug War, andrew weil, john philips, john bradshaw, sarah jessica-parker, new york
Footage of a televised interview with Timothy Leary on the 1980's by Joan London, possibly for Good Morning America. Leary discusses his role as a philosopher, Huck Finn, and the Drug War. Topics: Philosophy, Huck Finn, The Sixties, Drug War, interviews, good morning america, joan london
Thousands in UK Demostrate Against Iraq War (3:52) As many as 400,000 people marched through central London this weekend to protest against plans for a war on Iraq, and to demand justice in Palestine. This, as Baghdad rejected the draft US sponsored UN resolution requiring Iraq to comply within 30 days or face military action. But while President Bush and British Prime Minister Tony Blair seek international backing for their Iraq resolution, the British public took to the streets to protest... Topics: argentina, bush, drug war, iran, iraq, israel, kennedy, military, palestine, washington
This document was written by Michael "Cetewayo" Tabor in 1970 and still rings true today; a scathing critique on the function of drugs in the Black Community. Cetewayo was a leader in the New York chapter of the Black Panther Party and was also part of the NY 21 trial along with Dhoruba Bin Wahad, Afeni Shakur, and others. He transitioned while exiled in Zambia on 17 October 2010. Also included with this document is the BPP 10-Point Platform and a brief exegesis on the reality of... Topics: Black Panther Party, Capitalism, Exile, Political Prisoner, Zambia, Drug War, Genocide, Repression
Dawn Paley is an independent journalist and co-founder of the Vancouver Media Coop. AK Press has just published her first book Drug War Capitalism. Dawn Paley was in Vancouver with the book last week. In this recording, you’ll hear Dawn talking about and reading from the book. You’ll also hear a true story from the drug war in Juarez writtten by Mexican photo journalist Julián Cardona and read by Juanita Sundberg. Check out our website for more information about Redeye. Find us on... Topics: drug war, capitalism, police, national guard, corruption, paramilitaries, terror, Juarez, Mexico,...
No doubt about it: the authoritarians and protectionists in the state already landlocked by successful medical pot are scared shitless. Last session's medicinal marijuana legislative hearings were, aside from the usual hysterical suspects, surprisingly uneventful and productive. SB409 (relive its journey at http://bikerbillnh.blogspot.com/search?q=SB409) was then passed by the GOP-dominated NH House and Senate, vetoed by a Democratic (which really ought to be in quotes, shouldn't it?) governor,... Topics: nh, new hampshire, medical marijuana, medicinal marijuana, pot, medicine, drugs, drug war, dea,...
US Attack on Iraq Looms Closer(4:00) The White House continues to press world leaders for UN action against Iraq in the coming weeks. The Iraqis say they cannot comply with US demands. Pundits and anti-war activists say the US refuses to talk to the Iraqis, and they see a US attack as inevitable. Meanwhile companies with close ties to the Bush Administration are poised to gain from a new US war on Iraq.Josh Chaffin reports from Washington. Kashmir Overlooked in Indian Elections(2:17) This past... Topics: bush, communism, drug war, elections, india, iraq, islam, marijuana, pakistan, washington
FBI Whistleblower Update The FBI?s Director Robert Mueller says that a whistle-blower?s assertions about problems in the agency?s translation department were a factor in her firing. In the letter to the U.S. Senate Judiciary committee obtained by the Associated Press, Mueller reportedly told committee members that Sibel Edmonds case does not fall under current whistle blower protections because she was a contract worker.Edmonds says she was fired from the FBI?s translation division after... Topics: 9-11, NATO, attorney general, california, democratic party, drug war, elections, immigration, john...
In this week’s show an homage to women everywhere, a look at the trolls from the Men’s Rights Movements and how the Gulabi Gang in India who are beating down rapitsts with big ass sticks. On the music break, Bambu with “The Queen is Dead.” Our featured guest is journalist Dawn Paley, talking about her book “Drug War Capitalism” Topic: MRA, gulabi gang, feminism, rape, patriarchy, drug, war, capitalism, mexico, colombia
Leah Rorvig is the publications associate at the Drug Policy Alliance. She is a recent graduate of Columbia University, where she studied women’s and gender studies and political science. A long-time advocate for drug policy reform, she co-founded the Columbia University chapter of Students for Sensible Drug Policy and wrote her senior thesis on designing a feminist treatment model for pregnant drug abusers in New York City. She recently wrote a piece on student drug testing that appeared... Topics: harms reduction, drug war, war on drugs, drug war economics, drugs, drug policy, racial injustice,...
Iraqi fighters and U.S. forces in Iraq are still locked in armed conflict as the casualty count continues to rise. Dave Enders reports from Baghdad. Today, the Israeli military finally released their hold on the border crossing from Gaza to Egypt after 3 weeks. Laila El-Haddad reports from Gaza. The Nigerian government is cracking down hard on what they consider to be extreme Islamic groups. Several people have been killed in Northern Nigeria following a police raid. Sam Olukoya reports from... Topics: NSA, UN, argentina, bush, drug war, environment, iraq, islam, israel, japan, military, missile...